Man Utd loanee's goalscoring evening was ruined by this very soft red card 5 years ago

Man Utd loanee's goalscoring evening was ruined by this very soft red card

Manchester United youngster Andreas Pereira has been in a rich run of form in recent weeks.

The Brazilian, who is currently on loan with Spanish side Granada, scored his third goal in four games in his club's 4-1 victory over Real Betis.

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But his evening was marred by a soft red card, where it looked like he was the victim rather than the perpetrator.

Pereira put his side 3-0 up when he tapped home the rebound after a Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez shot was saved.

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However, during the second half, the 21-year-old was given his marching orders after a coming-together with Betis player Matías Nahuel, who was also dismissed.

It appeared as though Nahuel slapped Pereira, who was guilty of little more than a nudge to the back of the Spain Under-21 man, but referee Daniel Ocón ordered both players to leave the pitch.

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Granada remain in the bottom three despite the victory, which was their second on the bounce at home.

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